William Robert Donegan

  • Born: March 11, 1941
  • Died: September 7, 2016
  • Location: Windsor, Connecticut

Carmon Community Funeral Home - Poquonock

1816 Poquonock Ave.
Windsor, CT 06095

Tel. 860-688-2200

Tribute & Message From The Family

William Robert Donegan, 75, of Poquonock, beloved husband of Joan (Mazel) Donegan, passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2016. He was the son of the late Earle and Florence (Sweet) Donegan and was a lifelong resident of Windsor. A father of Robert Donegan and his husband Daniel Morrissey, Michael Donegan and his wife Mimi and Jason Donegan; he also leaves his two granddaughters, Grace and Faith Donegan the joys of his life. Bill served his country proudly with the US Marine Corps. He was president and vice-president of the Windsor International Little League and also coached many years in basketball, soccer and baseball. His political career started as Windsor's Selectman from 1987-1991 and First Selectman from 1991-1999. He was an original member and chairman of the Windsor Fair Rent Commission and a member of the Democratic Town Committee. Bill loved Lake Winnipesaukee, Ogunquit Beach and Londonderry, VT, but his best love was golf at Airways with all his buddies. A memorial Mass will be held at 11 AM Tuesday, September 13 at St. Joseph Church, 1747 Poquonock Ave Poquonock followed by burial in Windsor Veterans Memorial Cemetery. His family will receive friends prior to the service on Tuesday from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM at the Carmon Poquonock Funeral Home, 1816 Poquonock Ave, Poquonock. In lieu of flowers please make a memorial donation to the ALS Association CT Chapter, 4 Oxford Unit E4, Milford, CT 06460 or Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, 111 Presidential Blvd Suite 203, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Robert and Donegan family I am deeply sorry for your loss. prayers for you at this difficult time. Sharon (Root) Hering

Posted by Sharon Hering - Fuquay Varina, NC   October 22, 2016


My condolences, godspeed old friend, God bless you Joan and boys.

Posted by William Morin - Enfield, CT   September 12, 2016

To Bill' Family,
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Bill will we be missed. He would come and talk to me about
his family and things he was
doing in the yard.
Bill rest in peace. May GOD be
with him and his family.

Posted by Harriet Grabherr - Windsor, CT   September 12, 2016

Very sorry to hear sad news God bless all who care. I didn't think it would be this difficult. God bless you all.z

Posted by Roberta and heather williams - Windsor, CT - Friend   September 12, 2016

Thinking of Bill and the fifty years of knowing him. Love to the family.

Posted by Linda Harvey - Windsor, CT   September 11, 2016

Mr. Donegan may God take you and protect you. May God ease the pain for Joan, Robet Jason, and My brother Michael. My condolences and my love for you all. He was always a parent to me too!

Posted by William Morin Jr - Miami, FL   September 11, 2016